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was almost killed by the taliban for advocating education for girls is sharing her courageous story with the world. malala youssif spoke at the united nations. ♪ happy birthday to you >> reporter: a birthday on a world stage. >> so here i stand, one among many. >> reporter: at a special assembly of teens for malala u yousafzai. >> let me say the words that the taliban never wanted her to hear. happy 16th birthday, malala. >> reporter: it was ten months ago that the taliban ryed to kill her for promoting education for girls. her survival ignited a global movement. >> weakness, fear, and hopelessness died. strength, power, and courage was born. they thought that the bullet would silence us, but they failed. and out of that silence came thousands of voices. >> in fact, millions have signed her petition to provide education for every child around the world. >> she has experienced the discrimination. she has suffered because of her wle beliefs. and she has fought back. >> reporter: hard to remember, she's just a teenager. >> she was more worried about her geography homework than her
, with the afghan president accusing americans trying to negotiate peace with the taliban without him. >>> meanwhile, a report conducted by the pakistani government says the government with gross incompetence in tracking osama bin laden. al jazeera said the country stopped trying to find him as early as 2005 and bin laden was lef living within the borders for nine years. it also explains how he escaped from tora bora and pakistan and how he was worried about overhead surveillance and he wore a cowboy hat while he was outside. it shows a car he was riding in was stopped by speeding for pakistani police not long after 9/11. the report says an al qaeda operative, quote, quickly settled the matter with the officer. i guess you can use your imagination how that went. and they went on their way. >>> we want to update you on egypt where the muslim brotherhood calling for a national uprising accusing the military of stealing last year's revolution by force. the call for action came just hours after yesterday's early morning attack on protesters near a military compound in cairo. egyptian health officials sa
to set up talks between the taliban and the karzai government and at the very last minute, he pulled out of them -- denouncing them and then in a face-to-face discussion with president obama, just over the last couple of days directly criticized the president, accused him of undermining the afghan government. this apparently is getting to be too much in for the obama administration and they're now talking seriously about something that was just a negotiating threat a few weeks ago. >> bill: that serious threat would be that we pull out at the end of 2014 and we pull everybody out. we don't leave anybody be there. they're totally on their own. >> just like iraq. no training forces, no combat forces. everybody out. that's the way to go. we've been talking about this for years on this show. what are we still doing there? what's the point? what's our national security stake in this fight now? let's get the troops home and end that war once and for all. >> bill: you know the old saying about with friends like this who needs enemies is true of karzai, isn't it? he would not exist, he would not
in the head by a taliban gunman for daring to speak up for the right of girls to go to school malala stood wearing the shawl of the former pakistani prime minister assassinated five years ago. >> i speak not for myself but for those without voice can be heard. >> reporter: the only thing more stunning than malala's recovery was her vision. >> they thought it would change my aims and stop my ambitions, but nothing changed in nighmy life except this. weakness fear and hopelessness died. strength fervor, and courage was born. >> reporter: 57 million boys and girled worldwide are denied educations, but they now have a voice, forceful and poetic. >> they realize the importance of light when we see darkness. we realize the importance of a voice when we are silence. in the same way, we realized the importance of pens and books. let us stick up. let us stick up our books and pens. they are our most powerful weapons. one child one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world. >> reporter: at 16 malala is unburdened by doubts about how much change is possible. just the sight
of trying to negotiate peace with the taliban and doing that without him. joe, president obama i think running out of patience with the situation there. >> you know, yes. and, of course, there's so much to be concerned about here. of course neocons will be concerned that we're going to leave no troops there. of course. i'm concerned, i know you are, all of us are concerned that it's taken now four years to get to this point. we're essentially where we were four years ago. joe biden was there four years ago. i don't know if people remember but, mark halperin, there was that scene in 2008 where joe biden went over, met in afghanistan, met with karzai, he was still a senator then, he got up, he threw his, you know, napkin down, stormed away from the table, and joe biden said then, privately and publicly, to some people, that we just did not -- we never would have a partner in karzai. and it has seemed painfully obvious for a lot of us for a very long time, for joe biden as well, i think though this is -- i think at the end of the day, this is where the president wants to be with his legac
with the taliban and negotiations over a long-term security deal ended abruptly. we'll talk more with cnn chief national correspondent john king coming up at the bottom of the hour. >>> could nsa leaker edward snowden's new home be venezuela? they received a formal asylum request from snowden is waiting to hear back from him. venezuela's foreign minister cautioned russia still has to weigh in on the request. snowden is believed to be hold up in a moscow airport. >>> vice president biden said to attend a funeral for the 19 fallen firefighters. the union expected to attend. the death of the hot shots considered the worst fire fighting loss since september 11th. >>> unless patriots hernandez lawyers appeal, we'll know what was seized from his home. hernandez is charged with the premeditated murder of his one-time friend odin lloyd. his associate carlos ortiz will appear in court later this morning. >>> and lastly, check out these raging floodwaters creating chaos in toronto. take a look at this double decker train, hundreds of passengers strappeded for more than five hours when the bottom deck bec
. the corruption is rampant. taliban is there you know, when you look at it, we unfortunately need to figure out a way to engage more in a diplomatic initiative recognizing that in terms of -- inserting american troops in afghanistan just won't work. it has not work and it won't work in the future. we have the history -- afghanistan to prove that. >> bill: congresswoman barbara lee our guest in studio. congresswoman, you were there yesterday at the white house. for the meeting with the congressional black caucus and president obama. tell us about the meeting. good terms? what did you talk about? >> it was a very good meeting. of course, our chair congresswoman marcia fudge from ohio is a wonderful great leader and she of course, along with president obama cochaired the meeting. we talked about many issues that are of the extreme importance to the congressional black caucus. the african-american community communities of color but also to our entire country. we talked about immigration reform. and why it is so important to have comprehensive immigration reform. and that we cannot leave any immigra
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